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What is a Purchase Order?

A purchase order (PO) is a business document issued by a buyer to a seller, indicating types, quantities, and agreed prices for products and services. Upon acceptance by the seller, the PO becomes a contract for products and services.

See Also

Purchase Order System, Purchase Order Process, Purchase Order Receiving, Procure To Pay Software.

Example Usage

A potential buyer might say to his supplier, "Thanks James, to get started I'll get you a Purchase Order. I can issue it from my Aestiva Purchase Order system. I'll have it to you pronto ." The best Purchase Orders systems, like Aestiva Purchase Order, make the process of creating and managing purchase orders easy and intuitive.